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      North Platte Man Pleads No Contest to Sexually Assaulting a Child

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      Donald Warfield

      A 70-year-old convicted sex offender has pleaded no contest to a new charge of child sexual assault.

      Donald Warfield, of North Platte, entered the plea Monday in Lincoln County District Court.

      Police say a 15-year-old girl told investigators last year that Warfield began touching her inappropriately when she was 7 years old. She said the incidents continued for three or four years after that.

      Warfield registered as a sex offender after being convicted of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old in 2002. In addition, he was arrested last year for failing to properly register as a sex offender. He later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count and was sentenced to 30 days in jail.

      Warfield is set to be sentenced on May 20.

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